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Major of Interest Environmental Science/Biogeochemistry, recommended course plan–Even year
RED Required, PURPLE Thematic, BROWN Electives Download PDF
YEAR ONE
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
MATH 101/105
ENVIR 101
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SESSION 2
Course
BIOL 110
CHEM 110
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SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
GCHINA 101
PHYS 121
STAT 101/MATH 206
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SESSION 2
Course
GCHINA 101
ENVIR 102
ENVIR 202
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YEAR TWO
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
GLOCHALL 201
INTGSCI 205
BIOL 208
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SESSION 2
Course
GLOCHALL 201
ENVIR 208
ENVIR 201
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SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
ENVIR 311
BIOL312
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SESSION 2
Course
ENVIR 315
INFOSCI 302
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YEAR THREE
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
BIOL 313
BIOL 314
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SESSION 2
Course
ENVIR 308
ENVIR 302/301
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SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
ETHLDR 201
ENVIR 203
BIOL 319
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SESSION 2
Course
ETHLDR 201
ENVIR 304
BIOL 318
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YEAR FOUR
FALL SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
ENVIR 310
BIOL 405
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SESSION 2
Course
Cap. Stone I
ENVIR 303
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SPRING SEMESTER
SESSION 1
Course
Cap. Stone II
ENVIR 203/206
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SESSION 2
Course
ENVIR 402/404
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Total up all your credits: ______________________ /136 credits to graduate
See last page for additional information about Chinese students’ requirements and counting PE credits
Fill out the table below to ensure you have completed or will complete all general education and degree requirements.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
COMMON CORE
3 courses required; 12 credits total
Course
China in the World
Global Challenges in Science, Technology and Health
Total credits
Yr / Session
LANGUAGE COURSES
2-4 courses required; 8-16 credits total
Course
Cap. Stone II
ENVIR 203/206
Total credits
DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
3 courses required; 12 credits total
Course
Arts and Humanities
Natural and Applied Sciences
TSocial Sciences
Yr / Session
Course
Total credits
QUANTITATIVE REASONING
1 course required; 4 credits total
Course
Yr / Session
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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
COURSES TAUGHT/CO-TAUGHT BY DUKE FACULTY
34 credits total
Course
Yr / Session
Credits
Course
Year/Session
Credits
NON-CREDIT MINI-TERM
1 course required
Course
Year/Session
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
Check the Undergraduate Bulletin to make sure you have fulfilled/have a plan to fulfill all of the requirements for your intended major: Divisional Foundation Courses, Interdisciplinary Studies Courses, Disciplinary Studies Courses, Signature Work, and Electives.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CHINESE MAINLAND STUDENTS, INCLUDING HK/TAIWAN/MACAU
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
4 credits
Course
Yr / Session
Credits
LANGUAGE COURSES
2-4 courses required; 8-16 credits total
Course
Yr/Session

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 136 CREDITS
Class of 2022 Chinese Mainland Students: additional 12 credits needed for 148 credits total
  • 2 credits Military Training
  • 8 credits Ministry of Education courses CHSC 101 and 102
  • 4 credits Physical Education (2 of which can count toward the 136 credits for Duke Degree)
Class of 2022 Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Students: same as above
  • May substitute military training credits with credits from designated Chinese studies courses other than CHSC 101/102, or may voluntarily take military training
Class of 2023 & Beyond Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan Students: additional 14 credits needed for 150 credits total
  • 4 credits Military Training
  • 8 credits Ministry of Education courses CHSC 101 and 102
  • 4 credits PE (2 of which can count toward the 136 credits for Duke degree); passing physical proficiency test set by Ministry of Education of China
For all students, a maximum of 2 PE credits can count toward the 136 credits required to graduate. More details about degree requirements can be found in the Undergraduate Bulletin on page 17. Questions? Schedule a meeting with your advisor or email advising@dukekunshan.edu.cn!